Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli among highest-paid athletes

India cricket captain Virat Kohli is among the world’s highest-paid athletes, according to a Forbes’ report. Kohli, the only sportsperson from India to be featured in the list, is ranked 83rd with earnings of USD 24 million. The ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ list is topped by 41-year-old Mayweather, with USD 285 million earnings.

Virat Kohli among highest-paid athletes

India cricket captain Virat Kohli is among the world’s highest-paid athletes, according to a Forbes’ report. Kohli, the only sportsperson from India to be featured in the list, is ranked 83rd with earnings of USD 24 million. The ‘World’s Highest-Paid Athletes 2018’ list is topped by 41-year-old Mayweather, with USD 285 million earnings.

Ceat Cricket Rating awards for 2017-18

India skipper Virat Kohli won the International Cricketer of the Year Award at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards. Opener Shikhar Dhawan was presented the International Batsman of the Year Award, while New Zealand’s Trent Boult won International Bowler of the Year Award. Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, was presented with the T20 Bowler of the Year Award.

World’s most popular athlete

Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo was named the most popular athlete in the world as he topped the ESPN World Fame 100 list for a third straight year.Three-time NBA champion Lebron James retained his second spot on the list, while Messi came third. 11 Indian athletes including Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal and Saina Mirza have made it to the list of ESPN World Fame 100 of 2018.

1st Indian to cross 900 points in ICC ranking

Virat Kohli has become only the second batsman in the history of the game to cross 900-point mark concurrently in Tests & ODIs.Kohli is only the 2nd batsman after AB de Villiers to attain the 900-point mark concurrently in both formats. Kohli thus moved ahead of Brian Lara in the all-timers’ list & ranks 7th in ODI list of all-time rankings that is led by Vivian Richards with 935 points.

Kohli becomes India’s most valued celeb

For the first time, a cricketer, Virat Kohli has emerged as the top-ranked celeb with a brand value of $144 million.In 2016, SRK was on the top spot with $131.2m brand value. He has slipped to the second rank this year, with a brand value of $106m.Kohli endorses 20 brands as of October 2017, while Khan and Deepika Padukone – ranked on number 3 – endorse 21 and 23 brands, respectively.

Virat Kohli surpasses Brian Lara

Virat Kohli’s record 243 guided India to 536/7 against Sri Lanka on the second day of the third Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. Kohli overtook West Indies great Brian Lara, who held the record previously with five double tons in Tests. Kohli resumed Day 2 of the third India-Sri Lanka Test on 156 and quickly reached his second double ton of the series.

Kohli makes 10 int. hundreds in an year

28 : Virat Kohli has become the first captain to score 10 international hundreds in a calendar year. On 26th November 2017, Virat Kohli struck his 19th hundred in Test as India played against Sri Lanka at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur. It was also his fifth double hundred in Test cricket. Virat Kohli reached his fourth Test hundred in 2017 in just 130 balls.

Jasprit secured top Spot in ICC T20

1 : Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah climbed to the number one spot in the latest ICC T20 rankings while his fifth-ranked team could go as high as second if it beats New Zealand in the three-match series beginning. Bumrah, who attained a career-best third position in the ODI rankings, has regained the T20 top spot. India captain Virat Kohli also got top ranking in ODIs.

Mithali Raj & Virat Tops ICC Ranking

India captain Mithali Raj moved up one place to occupy the number one spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings for batswomen. Mithali has 753 points. Virat Kohli returned to the top of the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen after logging career-high rating points, going past the iconic Sachin Tendulkar in the process. Virat has reached 889 points, which is the best ever by an India batsman.